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Stress, Comfort Foods Can Pack Pounds On Women

Study: Women who eat fatty foods while stressed can gain 11 extra pounds a year

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) July 2014 – A new study about indulging in high-fat comfort foods after stressful situations is bound to make many women uncomfortable. Researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center have found that women who ate a high-fat meal the day after a stressful event metabolized food slower, and the daily effect of that habit could lead to a weight gain of up to 11 extra pounds a year.

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Martha Belury, PhD, RD

Professor of Human Nutrition, Department of Human Sciences

The Ohio State University

Areas of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Modulation of insulin action
  • Fatty acid modulation
  • Dietary fatty acids
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VO/SOT Three Ways You Can Get Burned By Your Sunscreen

You know sunscreen is a must to help protect your skin outdoors. But if you're not careful, doctors say you can get burned by the product designed to protect you.

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Dr. W. Jerry Mysiw, MD

Chair of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Areas of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Brain Injuries
  • Electromyography
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Dr. Nabeel Farooqui

Allergist/Immunologist at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Areas of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Allergy & Immunology
  • Paranasal Sinus Diseases
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